The 10 Best Things to Do in Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul

Pelotas (Portuguese pronunciation: [peˈlɔtɐs]) is a Brazilian city and municipality (município), the third most populous in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. Pelotas is located 270 km (168 mi) from Porto Alegre, the capital city of the state, and 130 km (80.8 mi) from the Uruguayan border. The Lagoa dos Patos lies to the east and the São Gonçalo Channel lies to the south, separating Pelotas from the city of Rio Grande.

1. Catedral Metropolitana de Sao Francisco de Paula

Praca Jose Bonifacio 15 | Centro, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96015-170, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4.5 based on 382 reviews

Catedral Metropolitana de Sao Francisco de Paula

Reviewed By LuizDutraNeto - Rio de Janeiro, RJRio de Janeiro, RJ

Masterpiece of sacred art in Southern Brazil

In downtown historic Pelotas, the Cathedral of São Francisco de Paula stands imponently. Its construction started in 1813, as a simple chapel. Later on, in 1846, the late Brazilian Emperor, D. Pedro II, visited Pelotas and laid the foundation stone of its

2. Charqueada Sao Joao

Estrada da Costa 750 | Fones Adicionais 53 3015-1810 53 4141-0220, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96085-100, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 192 reviews

Charqueada Sao Joao

Reviewed By LuizDutraNeto - Rio de Janeiro, RJRio de Janeiro, RJ

Visiting part of Brazilian history at Pelotas ...

The rural properties where "charque" (jerky meat) was produced were known as "charqueadas". In the 19th century, the "charque" cycle left strong marks in Southern Brazil and "Charqueada São João" is an important historical and cultural reference. As an ap

3. Museu Municipal Parque da Baronesa

Avenida Domingos Jose de Almeida 1.490 | Areal, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96085-470, Brazil Museums, Specialty Museums
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4 based on 248 reviews

Museu Municipal Parque da Baronesa

Reviewed By chlmz - Pelotas, RSPelotas, RS

nice place in the city

Pelotas es a place with really nice things to offer, but they semm to be hidden. This is a really nice park, were used to live the "Baronesa" od Pelotas. The house is now a little museaum, and the park is big were you can go for a picnic or walk your dog

4. Biblioteca Publica Municipal de Pelotas

Praca Coronel Pedro Osorio 103, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96015-010, Brazil Traveler Resources, Libraries
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4.5 based on 172 reviews

Biblioteca Publica Municipal de Pelotas

Reviewed By LuizDutraNeto - Rio de Janeiro, RJRio de Janeiro, RJ

Cultural heritage of the historic Pelotas

It is a public library and such a jewel! Pelotas citizens should be very proud of this authentic cultural heritage! Built in 1875, in ecletic style, with portuguese marbles and stones, the Municipal Public Library of Pelotas has been recently renovated an

5. Praca Coronel Pedro Osorio

Rua Coronel Alberto Rosa, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96010-770, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 382 reviews

Praca Coronel Pedro Osorio

Reviewed By LuizDutraNeto - Rio de Janeiro, RJRio de Janeiro, RJ

A major attraction in historical Pelotas

All streets and avenues will take you to this historical square! This is the heart of Pelotas, where the city vibrates and the youth come to chat and drink the traditional "mate", the also called "chimarrão". Right in the middle of the square, an old and

6. Catedral Anglicana do Redentor

Rua Quinze de Novembro 472, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96015-000, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4.5 based on 110 reviews

Catedral Anglicana do Redentor

Reviewed By LuizDutraNeto - Rio de Janeiro, RJRio de Janeiro, RJ

Old and beautiful Anglican Cathedral

The historic city of Pelotas, in Southern Brazil, has one of the oldest Anglican temples in Brazil, the beautiful Cathedral of the Redeemer. Inaugurated in 1892 and built in the gothic-celtic style, the Cathedral honors the faith of the first anglican set

7. Santo Antonio Beach

Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
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4.5 based on 67 reviews

Santo Antonio Beach

Reviewed By Veronica_Furtado - Minas, UruguayMinas, Uruguay

Lindo lugar

Muy lindo lugar, una rambla linda, arbolada con bancos para descansar y disfrutar del paisaje tranquilo, con una laguna maravillosa.En frente hay comercios, donde puedes ir a comer, tomar algo, un helado, o hacer compras.Un lindo paseo para quien visita P

8. Theatro Guarany

Rua Lobo da Costa 849 | Centro, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96010-150, Brazil Concerts & Shows, Theaters
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4 based on 111 reviews

Theatro Guarany

Reviewed By LuizDutraNeto - Rio de Janeiro, RJRio de Janeiro, RJ

An outstanding part of Pelotas' history

The almost 100 years old Theatro Guarany is one of the landmarks of Pelotas, this historic town in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, also known as the "Princess of the South". The theater has opened its doors on April 30, 1921, with an Italian opera company

9. Cachoeira do Imigrante

| Colonia Maciel, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Nature & Parks, Waterfalls
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4.5 based on 8 reviews

Cachoeira do Imigrante

Reviewed By alepaz82 - Pelotas, RSPelotas, RS

Maravilhosa!!!!

Que lugar encantador. Tem natureza, tem cachoeira, tem areia, tem churrasqueiras por todos os lados. É realmente nota 10! Paga-se um valor irrisório para entrar e desfrutar deste paraíso. Vale muito a pena ir!

10. Estadio Bento Freitas

Rua Doutor Joao Pessoa 694, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96010-470, Brazil Sights & Landmarks, Arenas & Stadiums
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4.5 based on 22 reviews

Estadio Bento Freitas

Reviewed By ACSAlBar - Pelotas, RSPelotas, RS

I'm fan of this soccer club. The stadium is not well, right now but it will be!

That's the best soccer club of my CITY!!! It was created in 07 of september of 1911, and is in the National Competition of "B" serie. The pelotas habitants are proud of this CLUB.

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